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7 Coaching Tools to Master the Power Clean: Part II

The Power Clean is a complex skill that can be broken down into different phases and movements,…

Author: Donald Ricci

7 Coaching Tools to Master the Power Clean: Part I

Understanding the WHY behind sets, reps, or a movement does not prepare you to coach, especially when…

Author: Donald Ricci

The Real Purpose of the Power Clean

A key principle of our Bedrock program is that of  the minimum effective dose, or the minimum…

Author: Donald Ricci

Teaching the Power Clean on Bedrock

Let’s kickoff a series of articles to empower coaches incorporating the Power Clean for their non-weightlifter athletes….

Author: Donald Ricci

PA Radio – Episode 265: The Crew

Teach a Man to Shrug and He’ll Hit for a Lifetime If someone were to ask me…

Author: Cali Hinzman

Clash of the Titans: Dual Program Dilemma

Part of being a good strength and conditioning coach is knowing where an athlete is at in…

Author: Carl Case

Unlocking Stress: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

“Just listen to your body…” We hear this shit all the time. As coaches, we try to educate…

Author: Matthew Zanis

Getting Started on Field Strong

Field Strong is not a beginner program. Don’t look at that as a knock. If you have…

Author: Carl Case

Unlocking Stress: The Double Edge Sword

We’ve all been there: the alarm clock goes off, you start to roll out of bed but…

Author: Matthew Zanis

Not All Hypertrophy is Created Equal

Hy·per·tro·phy; the enlargement of the cross-sectional size of an organ or tissue from the increase in size…

Author: Carl Case